A man armed with an AK47 gun has attacked the offices of Jah Oil Brikama Petrol Station and went away with almost D2 Millions Dalasi sources say.
According to eyewitnesses at the petrol station, the man who was allegedly armed with an AK47 gun came to the station around midday and entered the office demanding money from the Sales Manager.
“He fired shots in the office,” Pa Kuyateh said.
Kuyateh who works at the petrol station said the gunman took off with three days sales money from Friday to Monday. He said the man was firing shots in the air scaring everyone to death. He added that the money stolen includes Gambian Dalasi, CFA and Euros among others.
Another source at the petrol station said the Gambian currency taken was over D800, 000 Dalasi.
The gunman after taking the money ran to a nearby mechanics shop shooting live bullets in the air scaring the people who ran for their lives. He allegedly took a car from the garage and headed towards Brikama/Serrekunda Highway. He was reportedly pursued by the security officers.
The Police Spokesperson, Superintendent David Kujabi has confirmed the report but said the matter is under investigation.